Charles Mok is the Legislative Council member responsible for setting this transparency report in motion. On February 6, 2013, he made a formal request in LegCo that the Hong Kong Government disclose information about user requests it has been making. On the same day, Gregory So, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, gave a detailed response.
Charles Mok was elected to LegCo in 2012 to represent the Information Technology Functional Constituency. He is a long-time IT Executive and an advocate of Internet transparency. ” The health of the Internet is vitally important to future business development and to the ongoing security and privacy of Hong Kong residents,” he said.